Gottman Couples Counseling
Near Kansas City in Liberty MO
The following therapists are trained to provide Gottman Couples Counseling which is a structured form of couples therapy. The Gottman Method is a unique, science-based approach to couples counseling. The goals of Gottman Method Couples Therapy are to disarm conflicting verbal communication, increase intimacy, respect, and affection, remove barriers that create a feeling of stagnancy in conflicting situations, and create a heightened sense of empathy and understanding within the context of the relationship to overcome relationship barriers and promote positive change. .
Currently our counselor who is specialized in Gottman Couples Counseling does not have openings, however we do have other therapists who specialize in couples counseling with availability.
Jeanneen Morris, MA, LPC
Adolescent (ages 14+), Adults, Individual, Couples, Family, Brain Spotting, Christian Counseling
OFFERING IN-OFFICE OR TELEHEALTH THROUGH THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC
Jeanneen Morris is a Licensed Professional Counselor with a Masters degree in Counseling. She has over 19 years of counseling experience and has been managing her own therapy business since 2007. Jeanneen loves to help people who have experienced trauma and abuse find peace. She is trained in brainspotting, a special technique used in to treat trauma. She specializes in working with first responders, fellow therapists and other caregivers who are experiencing trauma and/or compassion fatigue. She feels it is important for all caregivers to be able to lighten their burden and to have a place to discuss those things that are weighing them down so they can have more energy to help those in their care and enjoys being part of that process. Jeanneen is trained in and works with Highly Sensitive People and enjoys helping individuals who are experiencing depression and anxiety to learn to manage those conditions so they can live a fuller life. Jeanneen also specializes in couples and marriage counseling. She is trained in Gottman research-based couples therapy and loves to work with couples to promote understanding and reconciliation. "Conflict comes with relationships. It is possible to use that conflict as a way to promote understanding of self and others and thus promote intimacy." Jeanneen is able to provide Christian counseling to those who desire it.
Gottman Couples Counseling
Relationship counseling can improve wellbeing in the couples, but also the people around the couple, including children. The Gottman Institute has helped couples in saving marriages from divorce. Dr. Gottman has said that most marriages fail because the couple does not receive counseling early enough for the benefits to be realized.
The statistics on the benefits of couples and marriage counseling have been studied and reported by Dr. Gottman and Dr. Levenson for over 20 years. Their pioneering work has influenced practitioners across the globe. It has been reported that Dr. Gottman can predict the longevity of a couples’ relationship within minutes of meeting them. What has been found is that most couples wait too long to seek counseling. So get help today.
This information was derived from an aritcle found at https://positivepsychology.com/benefits-of-counseling/